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Lenoir Man Jailed On Assault, Weapon Charges
Melvin Bryant Ellis, Jr.
Courtesy of Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

Lenoir Man Jailed On Assault, Weapon Charges

35-year-old Melvin Bryant Ellis, Jr. of Nuway Circle in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (November 24) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a felon. Ellis is also charged with misdemeanor counts discharge a firearm in the city and failure to appear on a count of nonsupport. Ellis was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $100,000 secured bond and $1,000 cash bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for Monday (November 29).